Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Desamparados, 21 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Saturday, 10 April 2021 at 18:09 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Desamparados, 21 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, on Saturday, 10 April 2021 at 18:09 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 6 km depth

10 Apr 18:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 39 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Apr 2021 18:09:30 UTC -
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.75°N / 84.03°W (Desamparados, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SSE of Pacayas (Cartago) (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Aserri (San José) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of San Miguel (San José) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Cartago (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Curridabat (San José) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of San Felipe (San José) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) S of San Pedro (San José) (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of San Jose (San José) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SSE of San Francisco de Heredia (Heredia) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WSW of Limon (Limón) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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3.06 kmCOSTA RICAEMSC

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Dixiana,San José,Montes de Oca (19.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Gracias a Dios (reported through our app)  
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